Archmere Academy - Patio Yearbook (Claymont, DE)

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5 S 5 5 F 1 ' . v M M. V ...:... A' A D' 1E5..Afff .ME-azung-.w:.11smniE2n4::,.-. nm-.. , -. , -,, ' . ' .-Q HJ 1-is -,4 Ar f - - - YV-ga-Y' HI Ti-IE I EYSTONE OF 1935 PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF ARCHMERE ACADEMY CLAYMONT, DELAWARE FOREWCJRD We, the Staff of the 1935 KEYSTONE, present this hook to you, our readers, with somewhat of trepidaf tion. As pioneers We have had to blaze new trails for the succeeding classes to trek. lf, at times we have not succeeded in pulling down mountains, will you please bear in mind that this is our first jour' nalistic effort? If we have at least made some of the rough ways plain for those that will follow us- then We feel that our sincere efforts have been amply rewarded. To him whom the love for Christian Education of youth has inspired to found the first Norbertine School in the East, our beloved Archmere, We de' votedly dedicate the first Year Book in the school's history. The first senior class of Archmerc is hon' ored to offer this volume as a tribute of love and gratitude to the Rt. Rev. Abbot B. H. Pennings, O. Praem., Abbot of St. Norbert Abbey. REV. MICHAEL J. MCKEOUGH, O. Praem., Headmaster A.B. St. Norbert College 1914 A.M.'Catl1olic University of America 1919 Ph.D. Ibid 1926 Captain, Chaplains' Reserve Co-fps attached to 621st C.A.C ADM! N I STRAT I ON FACULTY REV. D. F. HLIRLIZY, O. Primm., AB. . . REV M. j. MCKEOUQLH, O. Pmcm., Ph.D. . Miz. J. C. FLECK, AB ...... . REV. H. E. Mc1Dmx:N15LL, O. Prucm., A.B. . MR. F. X. G,xLL.Axc1HER, AB. . . . . REV. C. H. MIRUN, O. Pracm., AB. . . REV R. A. Skomwvsmg O. Prncm., MA. . MR. J. J. CoNNi3LL, MA. . MISS Cwz-i1iR1NE PIE . , English, Religion . Latin, Economics Miltlievviatics, English . History, Religion . History, Debating . . Frencii,Lt1tin Matliematics, Music Mathematics, Science . . . . Libi'ai'ian -3 Qi +. A ,N ,VN . M . K--ima ff f Rf! 33 2+ .. 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Football proved to be his favorite sport. The spectators at our games will long remember him as a big, powerful and ex' ceptionally fast end. A short summary of his traits would be student, gentleman and athlete parfexcel- lence. The senior class wish him the best of luck in all his future activities. Transferred from West Catholic High School. Football '35, Basketball '35, Baseball '35, Tennis '35, Golf '35, KEYSTONE Secretary. JAMES H. CLEARY 5000 Hazel Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. Nothing that one could say in praise of Jim could do him justice. As a student, he saw to it that his name stayed on the Honor Roll. As an athlete, he will be remembered as a hghter. As a friend no student could claim a more loyal one. To him goes the lion's share of credit for the linancial success of this first KEYSTONE. The best of luck to you, Jim. Football '34, Basketball '34, '35, Baseball '34, '35, Boxing '35, Bowling '35, Tennis '34, '35, Golf '34, KEYSTONE Managing Editor '35, Dance Committee '34, '35. 10 J. FERDINAND CONVERY 834 West State Street, Trenton, N. J. It is quite impossible to write in such short space the countless abilities of this lad, Probably the most outstanding characteristics of Ferd is his neatness of appearance and choice of wearing apparel and pipe smoking. He has been a great asset to the senior class. Ferd is indeed a student and a gentleman and will succeed in anything he attempts. Basketball Manager '34, '35, Golf Team '34, '35g Dvamarics '34, Debating '34, KEYsToNE Aft Editor '35, Tennis '35, JAMES CONWAY 725 South Center Street, Orange, N. J. jim came here last fall and soon Won himself a place in the hearts of his fellow classmates. He is always obliging and even tempered, showing good sportsmanship in his pursuit of athletics. Because of his scholastic attainments we hope and trust his college career at Yale will be a successful one. Football '34g Baseball '35, Golf '35, 'Tennis '35g Bowling '35g .Dmmatics '35, Debating '35, KEYSTONE '35. 11 THOMAS FITZSIMMONS 608 East Fifth Street, YVilmington, Del. Fitz is a boy of whom Archmere can boast. His dominating personality attracts all those with whom he is associated. His eagerness to study and readif ness to help others are traits by which he long will be remembered. It is our sincere opinion that what- ever Fitz undertakes in future life will vindicate what is here said of him. Football '32, '33, '34, Debating '34, C. S. M. C. '33, '34, Dvamatics '33, Bowling '35. JOSEPH HEALY 513 Kerlin Street, Chester, Pa. Though comparatively small in number the senior class in no way lacks quality. Joe, in his inimitable way, contributed greatly to the success of the class. His consistent congeniality is incomparable. In his graduation, Archmere will lose a good student, a fine athlete and a perfect gentleman. Our good wishes follow you, joe, wherever you may be. Football '32, '33, '34, Baseball '32, '33, '34, Bowl' ing '33, Dramatics '33, Golf '33, '34, Debating '34, KEYSTONE Edito1finfChief. 12 1-.gba JOHN KEAVENY 2201 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, Del. Jack in his quiet manner is a seriousfminded stu- dent. Aside from frequent inability to meet the hours of the senior class, he is held in high esteem by his fellow classmates. In generosity he is excelled by few. This and his many other good qualities make him a likeable fellow. Football '33, '34g Debating '34. JOHN KERNS 1706 Walnut Street, Chester, Pa. jack is the boy who came from St. Robert's and put that extra energy and fight into our teams that carried them on to victory. But jack is not only an athlete, he is one of the very best students of the school. He has personality plus and has created a friendship with every student. He deserves the best life has to offer, and we know that he will take advantage of it. Football '34g Basketball '35g 'Tennis '35g Debating '35, 13 JOHN MANNING I 4702 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. John, who rates high among our star athletes, is one of the most likeable fellows in the school and has proven himself to be one of Archmere's best students. John is a chap who will never be forgot' ten by upper and lower classmen alike for his good fellowship and willingness to help one in need. These are only a few of the traits, which flourishing persistently in him, have captured the friendship and respect of every student. May the best of luck be yours, john. Transferred from West Catholic High School. Foorballg Basketballg KEYSTONE Sports Editovg Baseballg Bowlingg Tennisg Tvackg Golf. FRANCIS MILANO R. F. D. No. 3, Wilmington, Del. Frank came here the first year and soon became known for his quick wit and humor. He is music' ally inclined and plays the piano very well. As for his scholastic attainments he shows a very good record. We as fellow classmates wish Frank the success and happiness that goes with later life. Football '34, '35, Baseball '33, Bowling '33, Debating 'Z-4g KEYSTONE Stajj' '35, Dvamatics '33, '35. 14 JOHN O'CONNELL R. F. D. No. 1, Wilmington, Del. It is unnecessary to say that Jack is a jovial lad. He has a good head on his shoulders but is not inclined to use it any too often. Even in the most serious situation, jacks personality and good nature usually bring him out on top. Archmere will always be proud to claim him as one of its Hrst graduates. Football '33, '34g Baseball '33, Basketball '35g Boxing '35. RICHARD O'REILLY 77 Winfield Avenue, Jersey City, N. J. In the short time that Dick was with us he proved to be the most popular fellow in the school. His athletic ability was supreme. He was the greatest backfield man that this school ever knew and it is our opinion that he can never be replaced. Because he was never too busy to help the little fellows, the underclassmen will long remember him. Words can' not accurately describe the impression Dick leaves on his classmates. His most unfortunate illness cut short his stay at Archmere, but it is hoped that he will soon recover and be able to take his place among the immortals of the gridiron. Transferred from Dickinson High School, jersey City, N. Football Captain '35, Tl-tird Order of St. Norbert, '35. 15 FRANCIS PUFAHL 1305 Maple Street, Wilmington, Del. Frank is undoubtedly the proverbial perfect gene tleman. Although most of the time he is quiet, he often lends a tang of humor to the class. Frank always did more than his share to uphold the athletic tradition of Archmere. Besides being a conservative dresser, he has a pleasing personality and genial manners to go with it. Football '33, '34, '35, Debating '34, Dramatics, '34, '35. JOHN REBMANN 1117 Windsor Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. A most sincere student and gentleman are the traits by which John is known. His interest in the school was without equal. As an athlete John was among the best. He showed his ability in baseball and basketball and proved to be an important factor in the success of both teams. The fact that he was willing to help out at any time made him a most popular fellow. The class of '35 sincerely hope to see John receive the success due to him. We wish him luck in all his future activities. Dvamatics '34, '35, Baseball '34, Basketball '34, '3 5, Choir '34, '35, Sec1eta1yf'l 1easu1e'r Senior Class. 16 PHILIP REED 29 South Sycamore Avenue, Wilmington, Del. An earnest student, a good athlete and a gentle' man. These are the three traits by which Philip is known. He came to us from Wilmington High and made possible many victories in both basketball and baseball. Philip's willingness to help, created friendf ships that will long be remembered and cherished. We wish you the best of luck in any enterprise you attempt, Phil. A Basketball '35g Baseball '35g Debating '35, Choir '35, WILLIAM REILLY Archmere Preparatory School, Claymont, Del. Billie, wherever he goes shall always be rememf bered for his sincere generosity and industriousness. In the face of odds which many others would have found insurmountable, he has finally reached an im' portant step towards his cherished goal. The whole senior class heartily wish him unconined success and happiness in his High Calling. Baseball '33g Basketball '33, '34, 17 GEORGE THEODORE Media, Pa. Last fall George came from Media High School to brush up on certain subjects as a Post Graduate. He is by nature a very quiet fellow. Entering into every activity with enthusiasm, George made him' self popular and well liked among the students of Archmere Football '35, Baseball '35. JOSEPH WALKER 137 South Fairview Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 'SA little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men. This certainly must have been Joe's motto. Although he never believed in overtaxing his mental capacity when in earnest he was one of the most alert students in the class. We feel sure that Joe's jovial personality and ready wit will win him a high place in the hearts of his associates and aid him in his life's career. Football '32, '33, '34, Basketball '34g Dramatics '33, '34g Choir '33, '34, '35. 18 RUSSELL WHEELER 411 Beddes Street, Wilmington, Del. Early this fall Russ came to us from Wilmington. During his stay at Archmere he made a name for himself in studies and athletics. He is a quick and keen student and in the future this will be a great asset to him. One so richly endowed should attain to great heights in any future endeavor. Football 34g Baseball '35. BRUNO ZALOGA Aguebogue, N. Y. As a gentleman, scholar and athlete Bruno will long be remembered by his classmates. His many acts of kindness to his fellow students earned for him that coveted title of gentleman. In class his hard work acquired enviable marks for him. His prowess as an athlete is undisputed. On the grid' iron, basketball court and baseball diamond he gave his best. It is our sincere wish that in future life this most illustrious son of Archmere will meet with every possible success. President of Senior Classg Third Order of St. Norbert '35g Football '34g Basketball '34g Baseball '15 19 FIFTH FORM Seated: V. Maguire, P. Taggart, Treasurer: T. Sullivan, VicefPresident: Father Hurley, Class Advisor: T. Dewey, President: Robert Kelly, Secretaryg Neal McLaughlin, Lawler. Standing: T. Davis, S. Slichter, N. Rongione, T. Donnelly, Kane, G. Garey, W. Navin, P. Pew, NV. Hanley, T. D'Unofrio, Feldman, lVIcSweeney. HE CLASS OF '36, the present Fifth Form, is in the real sense of the word, the Charter Class of Archmere, since it will have been the first to complete the original four years of high school course. In the Freshman year there were fifteen of us, now there are over twenty, although of these only ten are left of the first group. Considering its size, much has been accomplished by this body, and a remarkable spirit of cofoperation prevails. After nnally settling down to the realization of the exalted position we held as Juniors, we began to show signs of great activity. We gave the school much good material in football, basketball, and baseball. From our midst came the golf champion and the first two winners of the bowling tournament. Plays, debates, and kindred activities found willing talent among our members. Following the example set by the Hrst Juniors, we ordered our class rings this year and received them in time for Christmas. Plans have been discussed since before Christmas for the first graduation ceref monies to be held at Archmere. Instead of giving a dance the night of graduation to bid goodfbye to the Seniors, it was decided, with the wishes of the graduating class taken into consideration, to hold the Junior Prom soon after Easter and to give the Seniors their last official breakfast at Archmere on Commencement Day. 20 Seated: V. DeBerardinis, D. Quinlan, Shea, P. Callahan. Standing: Cv. Curtin, Haley, M. Coggans. F. Boyle, Mikcsell, Fr. lVIcKeough, Class Advisor L. Bowers, E. -lurkowski, Collins, G. Brosiner. FOURTH FORM just two years is the classs age Vvlifll whose merits we fill this page, And if we add but one year more 'Twoulcl be called the junior, But if from it a year was taen, The Freshman Class would be its name. So as youafe probably figured out 'Tis the Sophomores we write about. N SEPTEMBER OF 1933, the sixteen members of Archmere's new freshman Class met for the first time. As time passed, they formed many friendships angl became more accustomed to their new surrroundings. Eoothall season came, and these young Archmerians rut six men on the squad. Continuing this line school spirit into haskethall, four of them won places among those representing Archmere for the first time on the court. In the spring six of these Freshmen responded enthusiastically to the call of the diamond. Thus having shown that the hrawn of the class more than held its share in the field of sports, we now turn to see what the 'lhrainsv have accomplished. Looking hack over the honor rolls of the whole year, we find that on an average at least three memlwers of this class of '37 have attained honor roll marks every fortnight. Therefore at the conclusion of their Freshman Term these hoys may well I-ride themselves as they look hack on their many achievements. With slight changes this small group came hac': to Archmere the next term to hcgin its Sorhomore Year. This time, however, Archmere was an old acquaintance to them and little time was needed for hzcorning familiar with it once more. Soon the class was organized with Er. Mclieough as Advisor, and oflieers were selected as follows: james Shea, President: David Quinlan, Vicefpresidentg Paul Callahan, Secretary: and Victor DeBerardinis, Treasurer. 21 Seated: I. McSweeney, E. Churchrnan, I. Lynch, B. Meyer, I. McCormick, R. Fogg, J. McLaughlin, J. Ryan, A. jurich. Standing: Houser, W. Kane, D. McEwan, C. Darrah, Fr. Sromovsky, Class Advisor: VJhelan, A. White, M. C'Connor. THIRD FORM HE FRESHMAN CLASS, although it is composed of only eighteen members, has become an integral and inseparable part of Arehmere. The class of '38 has eofoperated in every possible way with the upper classmen in any under' taking which they have sponsored. With Fr. Sromovsky as Class Advisor, the Freshmen built up a strong class organif nation which successfully carried out the plans they had made in the early part of the term. The Class was well represented in sports and there were always several Freshmen on the Honor Roll. As a whole the Class is well qualiiied to take its place at Archmere next year and make room for new Freshmen. 90 W. Blest, J. Milligan, G. Harmon, F. Baker, S. O'Brien, E. MacWhite. Absent P Keehan FIRST AND SECOND FORMS HE CLASS OF JUNE, 1939, greets you. Une of the most interesting boys of the class is Eoin MacWhite, son of the Irish Minister to the United States. He is, perhaps, the youngest boy in the school, and though small in stature, shows up as a giant in his interest in General Science and Geography. Now, we come to a. young man, who has earned his spurs not only as a good student, where he has excelled in Latin and English, but, also, in the held of honor where sports are played. He is scheduled to do things in a big way. This boy is Ted Baker. The most robust member of this class hails from Salisbury, Maryland. Because of his sunny disposition, his friends are numerous. He has an alert mind, for it seems that he just glides through his subjects. Guy Harmon, our friend, and jolly good fellow, has been interested in baseball, stamps, and animal life. The lighter moments of our class have been furnished by Jerome Milligan. His original and witty expressions show a keen and observing mind. His excellent records have been an inspiration to the whole class. He is a resident student, and very popular with his roommates. He is above the average in Latin and Arithmetic. Bill Blest, probably the tallest member of the class, is endowed with a great ability to make friends. His interest in geography, languages, and baseball is remark- able. We believe that with a small amount of effort, he will lead his class in the coming year. A stalwart young man is Stanton C'Brien, who comes from the Bayard School in Wilniiiigtciii. This young man has always been active in Latin. His hobby is art. He is popular with both the students and the faculty. Paul Keehan, it was who wrote all these nice things about his classmates. VVe regret that because of a short illness he was not here when the class pictures were taken. With his Winsome smile, natural ability and industry, Paul is one of the most promising students in the lower school. 01 ORGANIZATIONS 1 x I u KEYSTCNE STAFF Front Row: W. REILLY, Typist FATHER MIRON, Advisor J. CLEARY, Managing Editor Back Row: P. REED, Advertising J. REBMANN, Circulation Manager J. HEALY, Editorfinfflhief J. ALDERDICE, Advertising J. CONWi-XY, Organization F. MILANO, Advertising J. MANNING, Athletes J. KERNS, Advertising i 26 GREEN ARCH STAFF H HE GREEN ARCH, the school's appropriately named newspaper, is puln- lished hifweekly. With an excellent record for the past three years it is destined to occupy an enviahle position among the publications of secondary schools. Though small in volume, the paper hoasts of a circulation of about one hundred. The students as well as the faculty appreciate the ine results produced hy its staff and feel conlident that The Green Arch will even surpass this fine record in future years. Seated: R. Kelly, Diary Editor, P. Taggart, Editorg G. Carey, Reporter. Standing: J. Shea, Reportcrg M. Coggans, Circulation Managcrg V. Maguire, Sports Editorg W. Navin, Humor Editor, J. Feldman, Associate Editorg J. Collins, Reporter. Ahsent, Father IvIcDonnell, Advisor. if-'-if' V . A ig 11-1. A . A .37 DEBATE CLUB HE DEBATE CLUB was formed in Qctoher of the current year. Members of the Fifth and Sixth Forms and the postfgraduates are eligihle. This cluh is not only one of pleasure hut also one of scholastic benefits, affording one' half credit to those memhers complying with its specincations, The most important purpose of the groups activities is to develop accuracy and facility in speech, To further this end the formal dehatc is employed in which all the memhers engage. Thus far the activities have been confined to competitive dehates within the groupg however, it is anticipated that the cluh will engage in the near future in inter' scholastic forensic contests. Mr. F. X. Gallagher, Instructor. AI. Kane, N, Rongionc. Feldman, G. Carey, P. Taggart, R. Wlieeler, W. Heiken LJ 4.2.5 - - 28 THIRD ORDER CDF ST. NORBERTI' HE THIRD CRDER OF ST. NORBERT was founded in the year 1124 by St. Norhert. It is therefore one hundred years older than those renowned orders of St. Dominic and St. Francis. Its purpose is hest explained by quoting Cardinal Gasquet, noted Benedictine historian. He wrote: It is worth remarking that the Canons of Premontre were the first to conceive the idea afterwards so largely developed hy the mendicants of the thirteenth century of uniting to them by formal aggregation laymen and women in what was known as the Third Order. These assof ciate brethren though not hound hy the strict obligation of the religious life, still, while engaged in their ordinary secular life, followed a mitigated service somewhat akin to that of the Canons themselves. A branch of the Third Crder was established at Archmere on the feast of its founder, June 6, 1933, on which day a reception for the new members of this Order was held in the school chapel. Father M. A. Steinmetz, O. Pracm., was its first spiritual director. After his departure, Father McKeough succeeded him. On December S, 1934, a second reception and profession was held and the membership increased from ten to twentyftwo. Sealed: E. Churchman, I. Healy, Circator: R. Kelly, Secretary: Feldman, Prior: Vv'alker, Sub' Prior: Collins, N. 1V1eLaughlin, R. O'Reilly. Standing: F. Boyle, Mikesell, G. Curtin, Lynch, L. Wtijcieclioski, V. Nlaguire, B. Zaloga, I. Vvfhelan, J. C'Connell, C. Darrah, T. Donnelly, T. D'Onofrio, P. Taggart, G. Carey. 29 CHOIR HE CHOIR, since the opening of the school, has contributed no little part to the activities at Archmere. Under the able direction of Mr. Gallagher for the first two years, and that of Fr. Sromovsky since last September, the choir has developed into an organization worthy of the school which it represents. The choir sang at the High Mass in honor of the Holy Ghost, celebrated on the opening of school, the Mass on December the eighth, the patronal feast of the Immacuf late Conception, and the Mass on june the sixth in celebration of the feast of St. Norbert. Cn October 12, 1932, the choir took part in the Solemn Dedication of Archmere. On this occasion it was assisted by john Thoms, Jr., concert organist and musical director of the Philadelphia Savoy Company. On the feast of Corpus Christi, the choir was heard over the school grounds by means of an amplifying system. The hymns sung from the chapel were heard throughout the procession and at the three altars where Bencdiction of the Most Blessed Sacrament was given. Father Sromovsky, Director. Mr. F. X. Gallagher, Accompanist: Father Miron, Znd Tenor: G. Curtin, Bass Mr I C Fleck lst Tenorg M. Coggans, Znd Tenor, Walker, lst Tenor: Rebmann Bass R Kelly Z nd Tenor. 30 DRAMATIC SOCIETY HE DRAMATIC SCCIETY has enjoyed great popularity and success since its first performance following the opening of school. Under the ahle direction, first of Mr. Fleck and later of Mr. Gallagher, it has contributed no small portion to the entertainment program of the school. Through the splendid cofoperation of everyone involved, the Society presented during its first year several onefact plays, including The Rising of the Moon by Lady Gregory, and The Valiant by Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemas. The next year witnessed the Christmas play VVhy the Chimes Rang, and the American comedy in three acts The ShowfOff hy George Kelly. The last year the Society presented very appropriately during Holy Week Scenes from the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ adapted and directed hy Mr. Gallagher. 31 Mrs, Houser, Mrs. E. Feldman, Mrs. Collins, Mrs. F. Carey, Mrs. O'Gonnell, Mrs. R. Boyle, Mrs, A. Reed. Mrs. H. Mikesell, Mrs. A. Rehmann, Miss A, D'Onofrio, Mrs. -I. Haley, Mrs. Dewey. Mrs, G. Cleary, Mrs. Vdheeler, Mrs. Keehan, Mrs. P. Healey, Mrs. W. Navin. MOTHERS' GUILD Ojjicers of the Ist year President a '7 nd year President, Secretary and 3rd year President, Secretary and HE GUILD MEMBERS are sulwject Mothers' Guild Mrs. Frank Garey Mrs. James Dewey Treasurer, Miss Antoinette D'Onofrio Ivlrs. James I-Iouser Treasurer, Miss Antoinette D'Onofrio to no dues and it is essentially an informal cluh. The Mothers' Guild, an organization composed of the mothers of Arch' mere students, was organized shortly after the opening of the school. It is steadily increasing as time goes on and is a great henelit to all concerned at Archmere. Its primary purpose is to hetter the school in every way that it is ahle. During its initial year the Guild donated a picture of the Immaculate Conception which now adorns the chapel. It also gave a complete set of vestments and many other smaller gifts for the chapel. The next year the chapel received from the same generous hody a heautiful set of candlesticksg live dozen card tahles and twelve dozen chairs were donated to the school. A coin wletc movin f victure sound e ui ument a new sanctuar ' . , lamp and a new hronze cross for the chapel were donated hy that tireless organization of interested mothers, whose efforts in the schoolls lwehalf will not soon he forgotten hy the students and faculty of Archmere. We of Archmere collectively and as individuals, faculty and students alike. express our deep and sincere appreciation to these line ladies who comprise our Mothers' Guild. 32 ARCHMERE AN ABBEY SCHOOL RCHMERE is a boarding and day school for the preparatory training of boys under the guidance of the Premonstratensian Fathers of Immaculate Conception Priory in Claymont, Delaf ware. Its system is in accordance with the best American Catholic tradif tions. The faculty is composed of men who have dedicated their lives to the welfare of youth. These men have been trained in the educational traditions of the Church and in modern pedagogical methods. To them education means co-operation in human development which includes the physical, moral and mental growth of the boy. They believe that this process is going on outside of the classroom as well as in it. Therefore, the acquisition of right habits of conduct, of courtesy, manliness and solid piety is considered as important as the accumulation of knowledge. By means of environment, example, direction, and opportunities for self- expression, Archmere helps boys to make men of themselves. Archmere is located on the Philadelphia Pike, seven miles north of Wilmington, twentyfone miles south of Philadelphia. It can be reached by motorbus, street-car or railroad from Philadelphia or Wilmington. Situated in a spot rich in historical lore, with territorial associations reach' ing back to the early Indians and to Swedish, Dutch and English colon' ists, the site is an ideal one for a boys' school. The property consists of thirty acres overlooking the Delaware River in the rear and facing the Philadelphia Pike with a walled front' age of 1000 feet broken only by the two iron gates which open on the driveway leading to the main building. Beautiful trees and shrubbery surround the imposing structure which houses the first Norbertine school in the East. The main building was originally built as a home for Mr. John J. Raskob. It is a spacious structure of marble and stone con- taining small dormitories, sleeping porches, an inhrmary, recreation rooms, bowling alleys, classrooms and study halls. One of the most remarkable features of the building is the patio, with its disappearing 2025 square feet of glass skylight. This building also contains the library, splendidly designed and equipped, excellently lighted, with 280 linear feet of shelving. In it also is the school chapel, notable for its great WeltefMignon pipe organ. The building is heated from a central heating plant, each room having thermostatic control. 33 J In the building, originally designed as a garage, there are a well- equipped laboratory and shops. There is a stately dignity and solidity about Archmere which hare monizes well with the scholastic atmosphere which the school maintains. Its chief architectural beauty is its classic simplicity. The sturdy solidity of the spacious stone and marble building, its window set in bronze, and its grilled ironwork are fitted for the best in modern education establishments, so that it can be justly termed architecf turally and aesthetically perfect. In addition to the athletics necessary to provide for the training of the students in the usual preparatoryfschool sports, Archmere maintains a private ninefhole golf course. Archmere, as a Premonstratension abbey school, is in direct historic succession with a long line of European schools that stretches back be' yond the Thirteenth, Greatest of Centuries. Its faculty is under the supervision of the Order of Canons Regular of Premontre. The Order was founded at Premontre, France, by St. Norbert in 1120 and from its inception, its members, true to its motto - Prepared for All Good Work - have been virtually interested in the basic task of preparing Catholic youth for Catholic manhood. The Premonstratensians are canons, that is to say, priests living a canonical life. This is based on a thoroughly monastic training in which love of prayer and study becomes almost second nature. It is only after this course of training has been completed that the Norbentine Canon begins his career as pastor or teacher, competently trained to realize and contribute to the spiritual needs of society. The order made its first permanent foundation in America at St. Norbert Abbey, West De Pere, Wisconsin, where the Fathers conduct St. Norbert College. This college is fully accredited to the University of Wisconsin and is a member of the National Catholic Education Associaf tion. A substantial proportion of its alumni are recognized leaders of the professional and commercial classes in northeastern Wisconsin. It is from St. Norbert Abbey that the Fathers of the Immaculate Conception Priory have come to Delaware to carry on at Archmere the educational work begun there. 34 A'l'i-ILETICS l 'Top Row Standing: P. Callahan, Mikesell, Meyers, Maguire and Sullivan, Managers Lynch, Boyle, Navin, Baker. Next Row Standing: Father McDonnell, Athletic Director, Wheeler, Healy, E. Callahan, Conway, Fit:Simmons, Walker, O'Reilly, Alderdice, Manning, Slichter, I. I. Connell, Coach. Kneeling: Cleary, Pufahl, Henry, Keaveny, J. Kane, Halloran, Theodore, Kearns, Dewey. FOOTBALL URING the lirst two years Archmere met with only a small measure of success in football due to the lack of experience and material. Student body and faculty looked forward to the season of 1934, hoping to see Archmere in the winning column. An increased enrollment gave the school the material necessary to bring about a bigger and better team. The first day of practice found Mr. Connell in position as head coach, also many new candidates along with the veterans of the first two years. After weeks of practice the season was officially opened. This year proved to be the most successful in Archmere's history. Our record was two ties, one loss, and five wins. This was indeed an achievement for a little school and a record of which to be proud. At the annual football banquet Dick O'Reilly, the brilliant quarterback of the 1934 team, was elected honorary captain. The following members of the team were presented with letters for their loyalty and service: Captain Dick O'Reilly, jim Cleary, Bruno Zaloga, George Theodore, John Alderdice, Joe Walker, Russell Wheeler, Joe Kane, jim Conway, Frank Pufahl, Jack Kerns, joe Healy, Joseph Mikesell, Tom Fitz' simmons, jack Keaveny, John Manning, and our two capable managers-Tom Sullivan and Vincent Maguire. Archmere Opponents DuPont High ....... O O S. E. Catholic ....... 13 0 Springfield ..... 7 7 Tower Hill ..... 15 ,2 St. Robert ................ 0 14 St. Andrew ................. 18 12 Wilmington Friends .... 38 6 New Castle High ....... ...... 1 2 O 36 Standing: Mr. I. J. Connell, Coach, j. Rebmann, I. McSweeney, Rev. H. E. McDonnell, Athletic Director, J. Cleary, W. Reilly. Seated: P. Reed, J. Kerns, B. Zaloga, I. Manning, I. Alderdice. BASKETBALL ASKETBALL proved to be one of the most successful sports at Archmere in the Hrst two years. As in football it was hoped that the 1934 team would be better than those before it. The time arrived and Mr. Connell issued a call for candidates. The turnout proved gratifying and practice was soon under way. The Hrst game found Archmere on the short end of a 3Of26 score: the victor being St. Josephs Prep of Philadelphia. As the season progressed victories were our's. Two games were won from Rehobeth. This was followed by a defeat at the hands of our rival, St. Roberts Claymont, Tower Hill, and Malvern Prep handed us trouncings one after the other. Archmere reversed the previous defeat of St. Robert's by a 25f17 score. This proved to be an incentive to the team which resulted in victories over Friends, Newman Prep, Tower Hill, and Church Farm School. Malvern Prep again defeated us for the second' time of the year. Entering the Brown Prep Tournament, Archmere created an upset, according to the newspapers, by defeating Pierce School. In the finals we lost to Triangle A. C. This gave us the runnerfup position in the tournament and the trophy that goes with it. Thus the basketball season was oflicially closed and the following received the school monogram: Bruno Zaloga, john Manning, john Alderdice, Jack Kerns, Philip Reed, John Rebmann, Joe McSweeney, Jim Cleary, Bill Reilly and our eflicient managers, Jack Lawler and Ferd Convery, jr. Archmere Opponents Avchmere Opponents St. Joseph's .. Rehobeth ........ ... Rehobeth ........ ... St. Robert's ....... Claymont ...... .. Tower Hill ....... .. Malvern Prep St. Roberts .. Friends .......... Newman Prep Tower Hill .... Church Farm Malvern Prep Pierce ..... Triangle A. C. GWLING HE favorite indoor sport of the students at Archmere is howling. This popular pastime resulted in keen rivalry among the boys. Teams were organized and prizes were awarded to the winning teams. Last year the interest increased when it was announced that the donor of the golf trophy, Mr. Albert A. Teeter, presented the school with similar trophies for howling. The annual tournament was won hy Neal McLaughlin with a score of 448 for three games. The runnerfup was Jack Feldman who had a score of 397. Third place went to Russell Wheeler whose score was 388. Trophies were awarded to these hoys hut they do not hecome theirs until they have won them two years in succession. We offer our congratulations to these winners and wish them success in future competition. From the results shown in this tournament it looks as though Archmere will he able to handle outside competition successfully. 38 GOLF O the players of golf, Archmere offers a small hut difficult 9fhole course. In the past year golf received many new players. These future champions of this world famous sport were on the links every day practicing and improving their game. The interest in golf was stimulated to even a higher degree by the announcement that a trophy to he known as the Albert J. Teeter Golf Trophy would be awarded to the winner. Every student who could even play a fair game of golf was out to win this handsome prize. Among the contestants was Billy Hanley, who by his skillful playing won the first tournament and temporary possession of the trophy. Would he he ahle against keener competition to win the following year? He did win the tournament the next year and also permanent possession of the trophy. To this future champion we offer our conf gratulations and in the years to come hope to see him in the front ranks of the game. 39 G. Theodore, B. Meyer, L. O'Connor, W. Haley, I. O'Connell, N. Rongione, Gene Rose, Instructor. BOXING N 1935 boxing was added to the list of athletic activities at Archmere. Many Students took advantage of the opportunity to increase their knowledge of self' defense. After many weeks of training under the guidance of the instructor the boys were ready for their first match. These bouts were held in the patio and proved to be interesting to the contestants and spectators alike. The year 1934 brought an increased enthusiasm in this line of sport. With a knowledge of the previous year they entered the work with a desire to perfect them' selves to even a higher dgree. Quite a few of these boys have promise of greater things in this field of endeavor. It is hoped that they will be the nucleus for a representative team of the school. We look to see this team in action next fall and sincerely hope that they will keep the Green and White in the front ranks of interscholastic boxing. 40 Top Row: Fr. McDonnell, 1. Healy, P. Reed, Kelly, Manager, B. Meyers, B. Zaloga, T. Donnelly, Connell, Coach. Bottom Row: I. Alderdice, I. Cleary, I. Conway, R. Wheeler, J. Kane, T. Davis. BASEBALL HE BASEBALL TEAMS representing the school in the past two years, have made out remarkably well. This year there were many new aspirants to the team. The majority of these boys have more than average ability. It is hoped that this season will provide a successful team. The schedule for this year has many new opponents and victory over them is our aim. Among the players there are: three pitchers, two catchers, a well rounded out inheld and an exceptionally fast and accurate outfield. They have the ability for a winning team and the rest lies in their hands. Due to the early publication of this, our first annual, it is impossible to give inforf mation in a more detailed form as to the outcome of this, which we hope will be our most successful season. ' 41 SIDE LIGHTS OUR FIRST GRADUATES A T The The The The The The The The Mrs. Mr. Mr. Mr. RCHMERE ROLL OF HONOR HESE are the names of the friends of Archmere who by their gifts or service have contributed much to the wellfbeing of the school: Most Rev, E. J. FitzMaurice, D.D. Rev. L. A. Deering Rt. Rev. Msgr. john J. Dougherty Rev. F. X. Fitzpatrick Rev. F. M. Fox Rev. Lynch Rev. Andrew White Archmere Mothers' Guild Paula H. Balano Charles F. Curley james F. Dewey Frank L. Garey 45 Dr. James Kerrigan, Mr. William F. Kline Mr. Hugh McCaffrey and Family Mr. john F. Mullins Mr. Thomas F. Mulrooney Dr. W. P. O'Ready, M.D. Mr. Thomas B. O'Toole Mr. John J. Raskoh Mr. William F. Raskoh Mr. Albert A. Teeter Mrs. Ethel C. Watts PATRONS Mrs. Catherine Alderdiee Mr. Leon A. Brosmer Mrs. Catherine Cleary Mrs. J. Ferd Convery Mr. and Mrs. XV. F. Conway Dr. C. H. Darrah, D.D.S. Mr. and Mrs. james F. Dewey lX4r. and Mrs. E. Feldman Mr. and Mrs. R. Fogg Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Carey Rev. E. L. Catens Mr. and Mrs. U. Harmon Mr. and Mrs. Haley Mr. and Mrs. P. Healy Dr. Keogh, D.D S. Dr. Kerrigan, MD. Mr. and Mrs. A. Kerns Mrs. P. ll. Lawler Miss Mary Larkin Mrs. Nellie Milano His Excellency and Mrs. M. MaeWhite Mr. and Mrs. H. McLaughlin Mr. and Mrs. P. J. McLaughlin Mrs. E. L. Pew Mrs. S. F. Quinlan Mr. John J. Raskoh Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Reed, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. E. Rehmann Captain and Mrs. T. F. Sullivan Mrs. julia Shea Mrs. Paul Taggart Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Teeter Mr. and Mrs. N. Theodore Mr. and Mrs. W. j. Walker Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Wheeler Mr. and Mrs. B. Zaloga 46 SCHOOL DIARY 1932 SEPTEMBER 14: Opening of school. 19 students enrolled. Names of students: joseph Aldworth, Jerome Carson, Thomas D'Onofrio, Louis DeHan, Thomas Dewey, Thomas Donnelly, jack Feldman, Thomas Fitzsimmons, Girard Garey, Leo Gordon, joseph Healy, Robert Kelly, Neal McLaughlin, Vincent Maguire, Vkfilliam Navin, john O'Connell, H. Preston Pew, Paul Taggart, Joseph Walker. The Faculty: The Very Rev. Michael J. McKeough, O. Praem., Ph.D., Headmaster- Rev. D. F. Hurley, O. Praem., Dean of Studies: Rev. M. A. Steinmetz, O. Praem. Director of Athletics: Rev. Cyril H. Miron, O. Praem., Dean of Discipline' s 1 3 Mr. John C. Fleck, Secretary: Mr. Francis X. Gallagher, Music and Dramaticsg Mr John Oakes, Head Coach. SEPTEMBER 15: Mr. Oakes issued call for football candidates. Every student in the school responded except two, Maguire and Garey. The former was made student manager, the latter became hoth the cheerleader and the cheering section. SEPTEMBER 25: Founding of The Mothers' Guild. Mrs. Frank Garey elected president. OCTOBER 2: The Hrst foothall game was played against St. james School, Penns Grove, N. We lost, l2fO. OCTOBER 12: Impressive ceremonies marked the dedication exercises this after' noon at Archmere. More than 300 persons including priests and nuns of both Wilf mington and Philadelphia Diocese and many church dignitaries attended. The exercises opened with a short procession through the corridor to the chapel led hy students of the school, who served as acolytes, and followed hy the priests and Bishop FitzMaurice. The Most Rev. Edmund J. FitzMaurice, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, presided at the blessing of the school. The Rev. F. X. Fitz' patrick, pastor of the Holy Rosary Church, Claymont, and the Rev. Brendan O'Calla' ghan, O. M. Cap , acted as Deacon and Sulwfdeacon, respectively. Bishop FitzMaurice eulogized the Premonstratensian Fathers for the work they had undertaken. 47 'LI extend to you in behalf of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington a hearty welcome, and may St. Norbert, the great apostle of the Blessed Sacrament, through whose inspiraf tion and symbol you live by, be ever an inspiration to you, he said. The Rev. J. A. Van Heertum, O. Praem., pastor of St. Willebrord's Church, Chicago, gave a resume of the history of the Premonstratensian Order. Less than forty years ago, he said, a band of seven missionaries led by our Rt. Rev. Abbot Pennings, who is now head of the order in the United States, settled in the little town of De Pere, Wisconsin, and established a school there on the same spot where the Jesuit Missionaries had settled in the 17th century. After 30 years' teaching there, we now have more than a hundred of our former students as priests in our ranks, and in those of our secular clergy, and St. Norbert's College at De Pere ranks among the best in the country. Father Van Heertum pledged in behalf of the Norbertine Fathers their hearty cofoperation to the Bishop and declared the school would work in harmony with the Diocese. OCTOBER 30: First Hallowe'en party was held by students under the supervi' sion of Mr. Gallagher. An enjoyable time was had by all. NOVEMBER: Fall activities were coming to a close, as the Thanksgiving vacaf tion drew near. DECEMBER 6: A noteworthy reproduction of one of the world's most famous paintings, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, just completed by Mrs. Paula H. Balano, of Philadelphia, former president of the Conshohocken Art League and present instructor of the League Sketch Class, was presented to the school for the chapel bv the members of the Mothers' Guild. DECEMBER 8: The feast of the Immaculate Conception wascelebrated. This day is the patronal feast of the school. High Mass was offered by Fr. McKeough. The painting of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception was blessed. Breakfast followed. DECEMBER 22: Classes dismissed for Christmas vacation. 1933 JANUARY 2: Christmas vacation ended and the boys began preparation for Midfyear examinations. ' 48 JANUARY 8: The first series of Winter Concerts were inaugurated at Arch' mere on Sunday at 4 P. M. These concerts were under the auspices of the Archmere Music Guild and were arranged by Mr. John A. Thoms, Jr. Mr. James A. 'Mont' gomery, tenor of the Savoy Opera Company, was the first artist. He was accom- panied at the piano by Mr. Thoms. MARCH 4: The student body took a trip to Washingtrnii to witness the inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The crowds did not prevent them from having a good time. APRIL: This month brought many new activities with it, the chief one being baseball. As in the other sports, Mr. Oakes selected a team out of the candidates to represent the school. During this period many interclass contests were held, and these were popular with all students. MAY: Golf and tennis became popular during this month. MAY 27: Seventyfiive boys took a competitive examination for the Abbot Pennings Scholarship. It was won by Francis Boyle, of Norwood, Pa. JUNE 6: This is the feast of St. Norbert. Because of this feast no classes were held and after a Mass celebrated by Fr. McKeough, the students enjoyed a holiday. JUNE 9: Final examinations were finished and classes dismissed for summer vacation. JUNE 18: A Corpus Christi Procession was held on this day. The Very Rev. lgnatius H. Smith, OP., PhD., of the Catholic University, preached the sermon. Upwards of one thousand people took part in the procession which was held on the school grounds. Pontfical Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament was celebrated by the Most Rev. E. J. FitzMaurice at the altars erected on the campus. an s: as :ze as SEPTEMBER 18: School reopened today. The student body has increased to 50. The Rev. H. E. McDonnell and Mr. Jerome Connell were added to last year's faculty. SEPTEMBER 20: Football candidates came out and practice got under way. OCTOBER 5: This date is of great importance to the school, for on this day it was announced that the school was officially recognized as a Preparatory School for the Catholic University. 49 It is a fine tribute to Archmere that it has been accorded oilicial recognition as a Preparatory School for this University. The awarding of this new distinction to Archmere is all 'the more creditable when the fact is considered that it has been estabf lished less than two years. It speaks well for its high standard of education and reflects favorably on the principal, The Rev. M. J. McKeough, and all the members of his fzicultyfn'Editorial in the Wilmington Morning News. NCVEMBER 28: Classes were dismissed for the Thanksgiving vacation. DECEMBER 8: Celebration of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Fr. McKeough was celebrant at a Solemn High Mass at nine o'clock. The Football team was honored at a banquet in the evening. The members of the team were presented with school letters. The speakers were two of Notre Dame's famed Four Horsemen, Harry Stuhdreher of Villanova, and Jim Crowley of Fordham, both head coaches in football at their respective colleges. They gave interesting speeches and divulged intimate details of famous football games and players. Jim Crowley stressed the imporf tance of football in that it develops dependability and sportsmanship. DECEMBER 19: Classes were dismissed for the Christmas vacation. 1934 JANUARY 8: Classes were resumed. JANUARY 10: Basketball candidates were being put through their paces. FEBRUARY 17: Boxing matches were held in the patio. Three hundred spec' tators witnessed exhibition bouts by a Catholic University team. MARCH: Intrafmural activities were popular at this time. MARCH 6: After a fairly successful season the basketball team entered the Brown Prep Tournament. They returned with the Sportsmanship Trophy. APRIL 13: Juniors sponsored a dance at the school. The baseball team started its season with a bang by defeating Tower Hill. MAY 26: Scholarship Examinations were again held in the patio. The winner was Joseph J. McCormick, 101 South Fairview Avenue, Upper Darby. He is a graduf ate of St. Lawrence Parochial School. JUNE 6: The 800th Anniversary of the death of St. Norbert was celebrated with elaborate ceremonies at Archmere. St. Norbert was the founder of the Premonstraf tensian Order which conducts the school. Solemn Pontiiical Mass was celebrated by His Excellency Edmund J. FitzMaurice, Bishop of Wilmington. The Very Rev. J. Francis Tucker, O.S.F.S., pastor of St. Anthony's Church of Wilrnington, preached the sermon. JUNE 8: Final examinations were finished and classes dismissed for the summer vacation. JUNE 11: The school year was brought to a close by a banquet and dance. AUGUST 5: Mr. Williani Kline, Superintendent of Grounds, dies suddenly at his home. Everyone who knew him is deeply shocked. PK 214 Pk elf Pk SEPTEMBER IS: School opened today. The student body increased to a num' ber of 80. A new addition to the Faculty was the Rev. Robert Sromovsky, O. Praem., who recently returned from Rome, where he took an advance course in Music. He fills the place left vacant by the transfer of Rev. M. A. Steinmetz to the new South Philadelphia Catholic High School. Fr. McDonnell became Director of Athletics and Ivlr. Connell assumed the coaching duties in place of Mr. Oakes, who also went to the Southeast Catholic High School. SEPTEMBER 19: The newly organized cafeteria opened its doors at noon today. SEPTEMBER 22: The Hrst ordination in the history of Archmere took place at 9 o'clock this morning in the school chapel, when Er. Basil Robert Reuss, O. Praem., was ordained by the Most Rev. Edmund J. FitzMaurice, Bishop of Wilinington. SEPTEMBER 24: Today, under the supervision of Fr. McKeough, the Hrst class in Economics was held. Steps were taken by Er. Sromovsky to organize the student choir. SEPTEMBER 29: A number of the students and faculty witnessed the football game between Southeast Catholic and West Catholic in Philadelphia. OCTOBER 1: Miss Catherine Pie began her duties as Librarian at Archmere. OCTOBER 2: The first meeting of the Archmere Mothers' Guild was held. Mrs. james H. Houser was elected President and Miss Ann D'Onofrio, Secretary and Treasurer. OCTOBER 5: Archmere played the first scheduled football game with DuPont High. Score OfO. OCTOBER 6: Abbot Pennings arrived at Archmere for a short visit. OCTOBER 10: Dr. Wm. P. O'Ready, the school physician, died this morning. OCTOBER 11: Preparations were under way for the Golf Tournament. OCTOBER 16: Second meeting of the year for the Mothers' Guild was held, during which Mrs. Houser, the president, presided. OCTOBER 19: Archmere gridsters met Springneld on the latter's Field for a 777 tie. A ..gQ,.... . W Q 3, 4 2 .Q 'KJ -. ,4 Q, . -I. 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NOVEMBER 1: Classes were suspended today, All Saints' Day. NOVEMBER 2: The Archmere football team suffered its first defeat of the year, by St. Robert's. NOVEMBER 3 Playing for the Albert J. Teeter Golf Trophy continued today. NOVEMBER 6 Election day-a holiday. NOVEMBER 7 The contestants for the golf trophy were reduced to three. NOVEMBER 8 The Archmere J. V.'s held an undefeated St. Robert's reserves to a 7f7 tie. NOVEMBER 9 A general convocation was held today and the Senior Class rules were read by Fr. McKeough, who approved them. NOVEMBER 10: Archmere defeated St. Andrew's by the score of 18-12. NOVEMBER 11: A body of students met at the Kelly home and recited the Rosary for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Peter Kelly, Robert Kelly's mother. NOVEMBER 11f1'7: This period of time was set aside as Book Week. NOVEMBER 15: Two speakers addressed the students on the subject of Books : Mother M. Agatha from the Ursuline Academy in, Wilmington and the Rev. Dr. Patrick A. Collis from Philadelphia. NOVEMBER 16: The Hrst dance of this school year was given by the Seniors. It proved to be the largest and most successful of any held at Archmere. Music was furnished by the Kentuckians. Bill Hanley made the Teeter Golf Trophy his per' manent possession by defeating Phil Reed. NOVEMBER 19: Quarterly examinations began today and will continue for three days. The Salesianum football team started a secret practice on our main field in preparation for their Thanksgiving Game with Wilmington High. NOVEMBER 22: The Mothers' Guild served a turkey supper in the school patio. NOVEMBER 23: Our football team met and defeated New Castle High on the latter's field. NOVEMBER 30: The students enjoyed a free day as part of the Thanks' giving vacation. DECEMBER 4: Basketball practice started under the guidance of Mr. Connell. DECEMBER 8: A Solemn High Mass, in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin, the Patron Feast of the school, was celebrated in the school patio by Rev. Father H. L. Traeger, O. Praem., the Principal of Southeast Catholic High in Philadelphia, and the sermon was preached by Father Steinmetz, O. Praem., of the same school. Students and members of the Mothers' Guild attended, the seniors being attired in cap and gown for the occasion. The Mass was followed by Benediction and Reception into the Third Order of St. Norbert. The same evening the football ban- quet was held. The position of Toastmaster was admirably filled by Mr. Kerns. In a brief address Mr. Connell thanked the members of the team for their cofoperation. Fr. McDonnell's speech occupied the limelight of the evening. He said, Mr. Connell has been in no physical condition to carry out his duties as head coach, and yet he has persisted in training the team daily and it was this spirit that made the season so 53 successful. We congratulate you, Mr. Connell, on turning out a team that recorded only one defeat. This is indeed a record, when we consider this to be Mr. Connell's first year in the position of Head Coach. DECEMBER 13: A general convocation was held by Fr. McKeough during which the pledge of the Legion of Decency was taken. DECEMBER 17: A final practice of the Basketball team was held in preparaf tion for the opening game with St. Joe's Prep. DECEMBER 18: The team lost an overtime tilt to St. Joe's Prep. by the score of 30f26. DECEMBER 20: A gala Christmas program was given under the direction of Fr. Sromovsky. DECEMBER 21: Classes ceased at 2 :30 and the Christmas Holidays began. 1935 JANUARY 7: Classes were resumed. The Most Rev. Bishop John J. Mona' ghan died in the St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington. JANUARY 8: The basketball team defeated Rehobeth High. JANUARY 9: A Requiem Mass was held in the school chapel for the repose of the soul of the late Bishop John J. Monaghan. JANUARY 18: St. Robert's defeated us in a hard fought thriller by the score of 17fl5. JANUARY 29: The third annual retreat began today. This year the confer' ences were given by Rev. Patrick A. Collis, Ph.D., pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Church, Philadelphia. FEBRUARY 2: The retreat ended today. Great spiritual benefit was derived by all the students from the inspiring talks of Fr. Collis. FEBRUARY 12: Stanley Osborne, worldfwide traveller and lecturer, gave an illustrated lecture on Australia. FEBRUARY 14: A card party was given for the benefit of the Athletic Assof ciation by the Mothers' Guild. FEBRUARY 15: Our basketball team defeated St. Robert's in a thrilling game. Score 25f17. FEBRUARY 19: Our seniors arranged to purchase white flannel blazers. FEBRUARY 20: Archmere defeated Newman Prep. in a hard, fast game. MARCH 6: Lenten Season began. Stations of the Cross were held today and will be held every Wednesday throughout the season. MARCH 7: Pictures of each class and of various organizations were taken by the photographer, Mr. Lewis, of Chester. MARCH 16: The Archmere basketball team lost in the finals of the Brown Prep. Tournament to Triangle A. C. by a score of 34f24. , MARCH 17: The Catholic University Glee Club entertained at Archmere. MARCH 18: Mr. Fleck became the proud father of a baby girl. The bowling tournament ended today. The first prize went to Neal McLaughlin, the second to Jack Feldman, and the third to Russell Wheeler. APRIL 1: Baseball practice began today. APRIL 5: The Senior Class went to the University of Delaware to do library reference work. APRIL 11: Fr. Turner, C.S.S.R., famous retreat master, visited Archmere. Scenes from the Passion Play were presented under the direction of Mr. F. X. Gallagher. APRIL 17: Easter recess began at noon today. 54 TO THE ADVERTISERS THE STAFF of the 1935 KEYSTONE feels honored to he permitted to claim you as its friends. Withrmut you it would have heen impossible to achieve any measure of sucf cess. It is our hope that anyone hrowsing through these pages will not hesitate to join that large group of discriminating huyers which is your clientele. AD I-I TISFRS Wilmington Sash 81 Door Co. Lumber- Millwork Roofing Materials Madison Street at Front Wilmington, Del. Phone: No. 8301 Compliments of A FRIEND Fred J. Heiken Funeral Director 1727 Providence Avenue Chester, Pa. Allfl EAN WB' B Je le,-5 Silversnmh, smio?q?l.E tb Established 18 3 2 1218 Chestnut St. Philadelphia Jlakers of the Archmere Academy Class Rings THE BROCHURE GIFTS sent upon requestgillustrates 242 moderate' priced Gifts, including Jewels, Watches, and a comprehensive assortment of Silver, China, Crystal, Leather Goods aind Novelties. School Rings, Emblems, Charms and Trophies of the Better Kind GEWEHR 216 W?.Ii5J5.'!I,'ii1','PLEI G. E. REFRIGERATORS STEINWAY KIMBALL PIAN OS RCA VICTOR PHILCO RADIOS Menps Furnishings and Hats Phil. MCMUHlg3l 815 Edgmont Ave. CIIESTER, PA. Compliments of Delamore Dairy Milk and Cream 1810 Lancaster Avenue Vxfilmington, Del. Dial P7224 l Greenwood B o 0 ks ll 0 p Delaware Trust Building All the New Books and the Best of the OLD ONES Gifts of Real Distinction l itll A Sell Your B rr y d Ig r B11 Ph i S GRA t 9895 ULD GOLD I I w MHfShHll,S Auto Service . LlCHTEY,S 6 North llth Street Dependable Jewelers for Nearly a Half Century 50th Street, Baltimore I and Willows Avenues PHILADELPHIA, PA. I I Highest Prices Paiid Sp 1 d ATLANTIC L b t PRODUCTS The M W- 1l1'll'r 1 Kentuekians 5'TheVelveELExg'S O I' C ll 6 S 't I' 21 P. 0. Box 83 Wilmington, Del. Telephone W0023 l I 1 I Z I 1 1 1 Q COSTUMES and CAPS and GOWNS T0 RENT Wluen in need of that Costume for that party-Remember Miller Costumier, lne, 236 South llth Street, Philadelphia, Pa. For clean - authentic - well fitted costumes All Costumes and Caps and Gowns Used at Archmere Supplied by Miller Costumier Bell Phone, PENnypacker 1892 Established 1892 Bell Phone: Baring 1090 William B. Morrell 4325 LANCASTER AVENUE PHILADELPHIA AWNINGS of Distinction XVINDOW SHADES UPHoLsTER1No LINOLEUM 59 For Good Clothes See Ed. Madden Nelson Trent, Inc. 37 S. 13th Street-4th Floor Philadelphia, Pa. N. E. Cor. 13th Ea' Chestnut Rit. 1147 Pennypacker 8200 J. Fred Hillmann Boenning E99 Co. Members Phila. Stock Exchange 1606 Waliiut Street Philadelphia Telephone to Berdell Bros., New 'York 1845 1935 Moroney Wines For 90 Years the Standard of Excellence ISN'T IT PRUDENT TO PAY JUST A LITTLE MORE FOR THE BEST? For Health and Enjoyment MORONEY GOLDEN SHERRY MORONEY HAUT SAUTERNE MORONEY INVALID PORT MORONEY DRY SAUTERNE Listed at all Penna. State Stores. Served at all good licensed Hotels, Restaurants and Clubs THE PEEP IN KUT EUP MONTGOMERY AVE. AT NARBERTH, PA. Githe11s,ReXsamer Millard F' Davis 81 Company - Ml .h Wholesale Grocers Jewelers Sz versmzt s HeadquartersvvQuality No. 10 Foods y g 4 i Vshlmxugtou, Del. Importers of Coffee and Tea Specializing in School jewelry 242244 North Delaware Ave. and Trophies Philadelphia, Pa. The Bee Hive Company DuPONT BUILDING Cigars of Quality Domestic and Imported BOX TRADE A SPECIALTY 61 831 Market Street I VVIIIRTII STEEL CIIMPANY CLAYMIJNT, DELAWARE Qf'X9 Steel Plates up to 1500 wide Blue Annealed Sheets F langed and Dished Heads Manhole Covers, Saddles and Fittings Bell Phone Keystone Phone Granite 3197 West 1197 Sherwood 9806 Weigle Brothers Complete Automobile Repair Service Paekards a Specialty 28 and 30 North 55th Street Philadelphia, Pa. Harry M. Weigle Walter A. Weigle H. lVl. Pasehall 81 Sons, Inc. Fuel Oils-Coal Lumber, Mason 62 Builder's Supplies Hollyoak, Delaware Wilniington, Delaware Phone: Hollyoak Z--Dial 4988 Tower Brand Meats Fine Sausage U. S. Gov. Inspected W i l ni i n gt on Provision Co. WILMINGTON, DEL. Bell Phone: Keystone Phone: Lombard 2517 Main 8757 KEAN DONNELLY George Donnelly Insurance Agency 215 SOUTH FIFTH STREET PHILADELPHIA Every Kind of Insurance Including Life IUERCE BURNER CORPORATHNY 3-17 CONCORD AVE.-WILMINGTON, DELAWARE 49 ce MANUFACTURERS OF Domestic Oil Burners Commercial Oil Burners Boiler-Burner Units Oil Fired Water Heaters Q Q i Pho e 7597 We wish to th nk the students of A ch e Academy for their ki patronage. We trust that u photog aphy will h d g ftheir contin ed c ide ce and go d will in the future. LEWUS STUDIO C4 Scientific Brake Service Wheel Alignment Complete Auto Service Tires . . Batteries MCCREADY Sz CARGAN 12th and Washington Wilmington, Del. 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Phone W-28787 The Latest and Most Important Development in AMATEUR and NONfTHEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES 16mm--SoundfonfthefFilm-- l 6mm FILMO SOUND Reproducer Bell and Howell Co. Butleris, Inc. 415 IVIARKET ST. WILMINGTON, DEL. Sale Representative Delaware and Delmarvia Peninsula Art Stone St Tile Company Tiles, Terrazzo Cast Stones Mantels, Vitrolite Interior Marble, Mosaics 2500 WEST FOURTH ST Wilmingtcun 5804 Southern Pennsylvania Bus Co. Charter a Bus For All Occasions New, Moderii, Comfortable Buses for Hire Athletic Teams, Clubs, Societies and Parties 'We take you There and Bri-ng 'You Back NEW LOW RATES Phone: Clicster 9137 Compliments of Your Candy Frieucls Breuer Jobloing House, Inc. WILMINGTON, DEL. H BLEND owl? QUIMIIFIE '79 f FRESH ROASTED DAILY AT CHICAGO AND BROOKLYN -W SEXTON ff-L' Coffee Merchants for Over 50 Years Brandywine Dairy GOLD SEAL MILK AND CREAM For Service-Dial 3f2174 Compliments of JIMMY DUFFY CAFE WALNUT ST. PHILA Michael A. Mealey 86 Son Inc. 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